The Top Questions You Should Ask During Your Senior Living Tour

Taking a tour of a senior living community is the next step you want to take. In order to get the most out of your experience, what kinds of questions should you ask?

A senior living community tour will be more informative if you have prepared questions in advance. A senior living professional can give you a tour of the community, but unless you ask questions, they may not provide you with all the information you need.

Bring a List !

Be prepared with questions regarding staffing, living areas, activities, health care, nutrition, and any other information that will be useful to you in making an informed decision. 

 

If you don’t know what to ask, use this list of 13 questions to guide your visit. If these questions haven’t been answered, ask them. In the end, you will be able to make a confident decision.

Staffing

1. How many staff members are there per resident?

2. When it comes to reporting suspected abuse, what is the community’s policy?

3. Is there a history of elderly abuse in the community?

4. Is every employee subject to a background check?

Living Spaces

5. What types of rooms are available?

6. Is every room shared?

7. Is internet access available at the facility?

8. Is your facility pet-friendly?

9. Can residents decorate their own spaces and personalize them?

Activities

10. Is there a schedule of events posted on your website?

11. Are residents able to participate in activities often?

12. Does the events calendar include live entertainment? If so, what kind, and how often?

13. Is it possible for residents to volunteer or go on outings in the local community?

There are many factors to consider when considering moving a family member into a senior care facility. Make sure your loved one understands why they are moving and feels comfortable in the facility you have selected. As a result, everyone will be able to make the transition smoothly.

Our goal is to provide excellent skilled nursing care, superior therapy care, and unmatched personal care. A comfortable, relaxed, and home-like environment provides personalized health care to residents.

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